Patron Saint of Pets, Domestic and Farm Animals, Bee Keepers, and Candle Makers
Bishop of Milan and Patron Saint of Bee Keepers due to having a swarm settle on his mouth as a babe.He was involved in lots of conflicts with Arians and their Empress Justina and did his diplomatic best to keep the bloodshed to the lowest level.
He was also into music and his Ambrosian Chant was at the top of the church hit parade, until knocked from its no.1 spot by the Gregorian Chant.
He also wrote three books: 'On Virginity', a treatise 'Of Widows' and another bestseller 'On the Faith'.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : December 7th
Birth and Death Dates : 340-397
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 171
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